Clinical Trials Innovation - Opportunities and Challenges

March 31, 2015
Hosted by Nancy Lin

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Does innovation have to be unaffordable? There is probably nothing that affects more Americans than the increasing healthcare cost in this country. While there were more new drugs approved in 2014 by the FDA than the previous 18 years, many of the new drugs’ prices were staggering. As the baby boomers age, the need for medical breakthroughs to fight disease as well as cost control intensifies. How can we continue to innovate without bankrupting our healthcare system? This week, we take a look at the lengthy process of developing a new medicine and explore new ideas that could drastically change the way clinical trials are conducted. The program will feature John Reites, Head of Product and Strategy for Quintiles Health Engagement & Communications, and the team from the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI), including Pamela Tenaerts, Executive Director and Bray Patrick-Lake, Director of Stakeholder Engagement.

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“Business Reinvention with Nancy Lin” keeps you up to date on emerging trends and business innovations that could transform your industry. The show helps you make sense of new technologies and business models to understand their implications. Nancy Lin is a thoughtful and engaging host with a knack for asking questions that draw out unexpected insights. Her in-depth interviews with experts empower you to think innovatively and offer you inspiration and business lessons.

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Nancy Lin

Nancy Lin

Nancy Lin is an executive coach, a business consultant and the founder of Change Agent SF (www.changeagentsf.com). She works with leaders at fast-growing companies to transform the way they look at their business and leadership. She helps companies align people strategy with their business strategy. Nancy brings to her executive coaching and podcast a strong understanding of business, having worked for Yahoo, DHL, Johnson & Johnson and Pepsi. Her insightful probing approach and passion to unleash potential helped companies uncover hidden opportunities, topple conventional thinking and achieve growth in US and international markets. Through the online radio show, she continues to encourage innovative thinking and empowers the audience to overcome their business challenges.

Nancy’s diverse experience also includes international development work, training impoverished farmers in rural Tanzania and expanding professional midwifery education for young indigenous women in Mexico. She is a motivational speaker and has spoken at Google, Visa and HP. Some of her articles are available at BizReinvention dot com.

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